By Kellyn Brown

Keith Bond, with Montana Department of Livestock, records and checks the brands on a load of cattle unloaded at the Missoula Livestock Exchange near the intersection of U.S. Highway 2 and Interstate 93 outside Missoula, Mont., on Thursday, April 30, 2014. Originally from Billings, Bond is the District 10 Inspector covering Missoula, Ravalli, Mineral, most of Sanders and a “sliver” of Lake counties. Bond’s father, Tyler Bond, is the Montana Livestock Inspector for District 21. Lido Vizzutti